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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of obligate.
- adj. committed
- adj. having an obligation; obliged
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- adj. under a moral obligation to someone.
- adj. under a legal obligation to someone.
- adj. owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc. Opposite of
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- adj. caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course
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If they do feel consistently obligated, is it too late to contest my credit card charges to their campaigns?
That word obligated stuck with me and kept me moving toward the finish line.
Congress has a duty to uphold the constitution, just like the Court, and is entitled obligated, even to use its legitimate powers to do so.
The license terms obligated the Kurdish companies to hold talks on connecting their long-divided networks.
He's obligated, that is, unless his failure to pay has had no real consequences for you and your family.
"He's obligated, that is, unless his failure to pay has no real consequences for you and your family?"
JB: The rest of that money is obligated, meaning that it's supporting projects that are under contract but are not yet completed.
However, others on the Aurora City Council reportedly justified the expense by saying since Aurora has the Aurora Election Commission, the City of Aurora taxpayers were "obligated" to just pay the bill.
Agencies have "obligated" an additional $84 billion, announcing who will get it and working with the recipients to draw up contracts and other agreements for its use.
He asked whether he was "obligated" to hand over the film.